A one vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon caused injuries for the driver. According to the Highway Patrol, David Deatrick, 69, of Kirksville was eastbound on MO. 6, just west of Novinger when he swerved to avoid a deer, travelled off the roadway, struck a guardrail and concrete culvert, then came to rest in a creek. Deatrick received moderate injuries and transported by ambulance to Northeast Regional Hospital.